Midge

From any years, due to the progressive degradation of fresh water, the family of midges has grown in importance for the purpose of fishing.
These insects, which were once found almost exclusively in still water, now you can find anywhere.
When I noticed that trout and grayling often preferred thes View more...
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Midge
List of materials
Thread: 10/0 Hook Grub size 16/18/20 Body and respiratory tuft: A CDC hackle Thorax: one peacock herl.
Steps

Step 1

I tie on hook grub a CDC hackle as if I intended to tie the Mirage 2.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 1

Step 2

Keeping some tension in the hackle, wrap the thread around it. When I reach the length that I intend to give the body, I stop.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 2

Step 3

I go back, crossing the tying thread coils with those wrapped previously.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 3

Step 4

I cut the excess hackle.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 4

Step 5

I cut the tip of the hackle.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 5

Step 6

I tie a peacock herl next to the extended body.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 6

Step 7

I wrap the herl around the hook, tie it near the eye and cut it surplus.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 7

Step 8

Tie the head of fly

Fly tying - Midge - Step 8

Step 9

I take off the fly from vise and cut the CDC fibers of the tuft.

Fly tying - Midge - Step 9

Step 10

Fly finished

Fly tying - Midge - Step 10

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